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Spin Control archive for April 8, 2013


House panel keeps toll power with commission

OLYMPIA -- The ability to set tolls on bridges, ferries and some special highway lanes would stay with the appointed Transportation Commission rather than the Legislature under an amendment rejected Monday afternoon. The House Transportation Committee rejected an amendment to the 2013-15 budget that would…

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House budget coming Wednesday

OLYMPIA -- The House Appropriations Committee is expected to release its general operating budget sometime Wednesday, giving everyone a chance to see how far apart that chamber is with the Senate, which passed its "no-new taxes" budget on Friday. There may actually be two full…

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